Related formsnon·en·croach·ment, noun
Examples from the Web for encroachment
The increasing pressure to veil is a recent trend, and in some places it is an encroachment on local custom.The True Muslim Revolutionaries and Their Fight Against Extremism|Timothy Michael Law|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But it was not alone this encroachment upon their lands, which roused their savage passions.Life of Tecumseh, and of His Brother the Prophet|Benjamin Drake
The encroachment on the calibre of the tube may be quite slight, or may be so great as to amount to almost complete occlusion.
Where a growth of cottonwood had held back the encroachment of the willows there usually was thick grass and underbrush.The Lone Star Ranger|Zane Grey